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The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration lifted its restrictions on U.S. airline flights into and out of Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport. The FAA canceled a Notice to Airmen that it had renewed earlier Wednesday. The cancellation took effect Wednesday at 11:... Read more
Air cargo markets continued to expand in June for Asia Pacific, according to preliminary traffic figures from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). For the region’s carriers, demand for air freighted goods continued to grow, helped by positive... Read more

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Officials from the container and pallet-pooling firm CHEP and its parent company Brambles have banded together with Unitpool, JMI Aerospace and Driessen Services  to create CHEP... Read more
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Southern Air Holdings has agreed to lease two Boeing 777Fs on an ACMI basis for DHL Express. Southern Air, which forged a partnership with DHL Express in September, will... Read more
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The Irish Exporters Association has downgraded its 2011 growth projection from 7 percent to 5 percent after a rough third quarter. Although Irish shippers saw a 12-percent surge... Read more
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Azerbaijan’s Silk Way Airlines and Siberia’s S7 Airlines have commenced service with Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd. Silk Way will fly to Hong Kong twice a week, while S7 will... Read more
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September freight volumes fell significantly at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, underlined by the airport’s 6-percent, year-over-year, loss in tonnage. Despite these numbers, the... Read more
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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has added four Latin American destinations to its flight network: Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Havana and Punta Cana. The inclusion of these routes... Read more
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September proved to be an even more difficult month than August in terms of global cargo volumes, International Air Transport Association executives revealed. Falling 2.7 percent... Read more
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Singapore Airlines Cargo launched weekly freight service from its hub at Changi Airport to Frankfurt Airport on November 2. The new route, which is performed on Boeing 747... Read more
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Michael Steen, chairman of The International Air Cargo Association, has spoken out about the Hesse Administrative High Court’s ban of scheduled nighttime flights at Frankfurt... Read more
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President Obama signed long-awaited FTAs with South Korea, Panama and Columbia on October 21. The passage of these agreements has garnered applause from numerous U.S.-based... Read more
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In a survey conducted by the Dutch Shippers Council (EVO) this summer, the majority of its members expressed uncertainty as to the security and fuel surcharges currently charged... Read more
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Freight traffic in the Asia-Pacific region continues to level off from its 2010 peak. Weakened markets in North America and Europe, coupled with the March earthquake and tsunami... Read more
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AviancaTaca has a lofty goal: By 2015, air cargo will account for 25 percent of the group’s revenue, Victor Mejia Rivas, Avianca’s vice president of cargo, recently estimated.... Read more
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Airfreight industry veterans have established a new charter company that nixes communication with shippers/end users and deals exclusively with freight forwarders. The Frankfurt-... Read more
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In a landslide vote, members of the U.S. House of Representatives have voted to prohibit U.S. carriers from participating in the European Union emissions trading scheme. The... Read more
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